The 2016 satirical present, wherein, unbelievably, Zelensky performed the President, earlier than launching a marketing campaign to change into the actual President three years later, has additionally been bought by distributor Eccho Rights to MBC within the Center East, ANT 1 in Greece and PRO TV in Romania.
Channel 4 will air the comedy from this Sunday together with documentary particular Zelenskyy: The Man Who Took on Putin.
Eccho Rights has, in the meantime, eliminated all Russian-owned and produced collection from its catalogue and donated €50,000 ($55,500) to the Ukrainian Crimson Cross Society.
Produced by Zelensky’s Kvartal 95, Servant of the Individuals ran for 3 seasons on 1+1 Media together with a function movie and all can be found to license from Eccho Rights.
“The collection is a comedy but additionally an vital doc of the place Zelenskiy comes from,” stated Eccho Managing Associate Nicola Söderlund.
“His fictional president is a standard man, who grows into his position as a heroic and adored chief. Whereas the actual world state of affairs going through Zelenskiy and the Ukrainian folks is way extra grim and appalling than the comedy of the collection, there are apparent parallels with the actual world state of affairs.”